Jim Leyland to step down as Tigers manager

Sources: Leyland stepping down as #Tigers manager. Told team after end of ALCS. Team has called news conference for 11:30 AM ET. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) October 21, 2013

Colts CB Vontae Davis: We prepared really hard for Tom Brady

The Indianapolis Colts slowed the Denver Broncos’ offense just enough to pull out a 39-33 win on Sunday night. So what did the Colts’ do all week in order to slow down such a prolific offense? According to defensive back Vontae Davis, they “prepared really hard for Tom Brady”.

Falcons fear that Julio Jones' season is over

Initial determination by falcons is that Julio Jones season is over. They are hopeful 2nd opinion says otherwise but not optimistic — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) October 8, 2013

Report: NFL owners pass rule forcing teams to participate in Hard Knocks

One of the only joys of the NFL preseason is the airing of Hard Knocks on HBO. And despite all the joy that NFL fans get from Hard Knocks, there was actually fear that the show would end. Mainly, because NFL teams had become reluctant to participate in the show.

For Ricky Williams, weed is like spinach for Popeye

Ricky Williams did an interview with Campus Insider recently where he was asked about marijuana being an Achilles heel during his playing career. Except Williams doesn’t see his marijuana use as an Achilles heel. Instead, he likens it to spinach for Popeye.

It seems that Joe Girardi is really contemplating walking away from the Yankees

If ever there was a story that indicates how far the Yankees have fallen, this is it. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Yankees manager Joe Girardi is torn between taking an extension with the Yankees or walking away to presumably pursue the open Chicago Cubs job.

Red Sox fans are the best (and/or the worst)

Per a friend at the game, a Red Sox fan was escorted from the stadium after taking a live Ray out of the tank and throwing it. — Thomas Beisner (@thomasbeisner) October 8, 2013

Curt Schilling is looking to unload pretty much everything in his Boston home

Curt Schilling currently finds himself being sued by Rhode Island’s economic development agency because of a failed video game company and in the need of money. You may recall that Schilling was able to auction off his infamous bloody sock for a cool $92,613. But he still needs money.

Raiders release Matt Flynn

BREAKING: The Raiders have released QB Matt Flynn, according g to source. — Jim Trotter (@SI_JimTrotter) October 7, 2013

NFL to ditch pink penalty flags

Pink penalty flags were supposed to be thrown on NFL stadiums through Week 7. But after they continuously caused confusion during TV broadcasts, the NFL has decided to ditch them for the old yellow ones.